Author: Abraham Lincoln
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2017-02-21
A complete documentary archive of Abraham Lincoln’s writings, from historic speeches to personal letters and telegrams. Collected here are numerous documents written by Abraham Lincoln from 1832 to 1865, over the course of his long career as a lawyer, statesman, and president of the United States. From the man who led the nation through the Civil War and into its Reconstruction, Lincoln’s written statements—including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address—are some of the most significant documents in American history. Included with these works are telegrams to politicians and wartime generals as well as personal letters discussing a range of topics, from youth and marriage to depression. This extensive collection is not only an excellent documentary history of America’s greatest trial as a nation, but also an opportunity to enjoy the intellect and wit of one of America’s greatest orators. As Theodore Roosevelt says in his introductory comments, “Lincoln’s deeds and words are not only of consuming interest to the historian, but should be intimately known to every man engaged in the hard practical work of American political life.” This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
Author: Abraham Lincoln
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2016-04-21
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
Author: Harold Holzer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Examines Abraham Lincoln's relationship with the press, arguing that he used such intimidation and manipulation techniques as closing down dissenting newspapers, pampering favoring newspaper men, and physically moving official telegraph lines.
Author: Martha Brenner
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2013-02-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
How do you remember things? President Abraham Lincoln used a special trick -- he placed reminders under his top hat! Read all about it and more in this leveled reader perfect for President's Day and for anyone looking to discover fun facts about one of our nation's greatest presidents! This Step 3 History Reader shares some fascinating anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents. Abe started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there! Young readers will be utterly engaged with how Abe's humanity comes across in this accessible, easy-to-read book. Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. These books are for children who are ready to read on their own.
Author: David Hirsch
Publisher: Savas Beatie
Release Date: 2010-11-19
The authors broke "Lincoln's code" regarding how he wrote his speeches. Unknown to previous Lincoln scholars, he used a regular template and it is replicatable. Anyone can do it. We prove it in our book, explain it line by line, and show you how it is done. Now anyone can speak and argue like Lincoln. For more than 150 years, historians have speculated about what made Abraham Lincoln great. How did Lincoln create his iron logic, his compelling reason, his convincing oratory, and his memorable writing? Some point to Lincoln’s study of grammar, literature, and poetry. Others believe it was the deep national crisis that elevated Lincoln’s oratory. Most agree though that he honed his persuasive technique in his work as an Illinois attorney. Authors Hirsch and Van Haften persuasively argue, for the first time, that it was Lincoln’s in-depth study of geometry that gave our sixteenth president his verbal structure. Although Lincoln’s fascination with geometry is well documented, most historians have concluded that his study of the subject was little more than mental calisthenics. In fact, conclude the authors, Lincoln embedded the ancient structure of geometric proof into the Gettysburg Address, the Cooper Union speech, the First and Second Inaugurals, his legal practice, and much of his substantive post-1853 communication. Modern science can be traced back to Greek geometric method, but rhetoric, which morphed into speech and then into communications, has barely advanced since Aristotle. Lincoln’s structure emancipates speech from Aristotle and unleashes limitless possibilities. Indeed, his use of geometric method in rhetoric and writing has long been a secret hiding in plain sight. Virtually any literate person can become an Abraham Lincoln by structuring speech with iron logic, as aptly demonstrated by this remarkable new study. Among other things, the authors artfully demonstrate the real importance of the Cooper Union speech (which helped make Lincoln president), offer a startling revelation about the Declaration of Independence that connects Lincoln to Thomas Jefferson more closely than anyone previously realized, and show how the structure of the legal system played an even more important role in Lincoln’s greatness than heretofore realized. With the publication of Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason, Lincoln immediately takes on a new importance that will open an entirely new avenue of scholarly study. About the Authors: David Hirsch is an attorney in Des Moines, Iowa. He has a BS from Michigan State University and a JD, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law. He clerked for an Iowa Supreme Court Justice from 1973-1974. Hirsch co-authored the technology column for the American Bar Association Journal for over a decade. The idea for this book came from a column he co-authored for the ABA Journal in 2007. Dan Van Haften lives in Batavia, Illinois. He has BS, with high honor, and MS degrees in mathematics from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He began his career with AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1970, and retired from Alcatel-Lucent in 2007. His work involved software development and system testing on telecommunication systems.
Author: Abraham Lincoln
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Literary Collections
Abraham Lincoln never wrote a book: his ideas are contained in speeches, letters, and occasional writings. By bringing these works together into a single anthology, this book shows that Lincoln deserves to be counted among the great political philosophers. In addition to many examples of Lincoln’s writings, this volume includes four interpretive essays that will provide an intellectual feast for any reader exploring his complex legacy. Danilo Petranovich looks at Lincoln’s conception of the Union and its radically new focus on purging the nation of the problem of slavery. Ralph Lerner reconsiders Lincoln’s relation to the American framers and in particular his effort to put the Declaration of Independence on a new foundation. Benjamin Kleinerman examines Lincoln’s always controversial views on the scope of executive power during war. And Steven Smith considers the place of religion in Lincoln’s political thought through a close reading of his Second Inaugural Address.
The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20,000 documents. The collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series which include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material. Most of the 20,000 items are from the 1850s through Lincoln's presidential years, 1860-65. In its online presentation, the Abraham Lincoln Papers comprises approximately 61,000 images and 10,000 transcriptions. This project is being supported by a generous gift from Donald G. Jones, Terri L. Jones, and the Jones Family Foundation. Digitized from microfilm, site is searchable by keyword and browsable by collection series.
Author: Abraham Lincoln
Release Date: 2015-05-25
CONTENTS THE WRITINGS OF A. LINCOLN, Volume Seven, 1863-1865 1863 TO GENERAL SCHOFIELD. TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR JOHNSON. TO VICE-PRESIDENT HAMLIN. TO J. W. GRIMES. TELEGRAM TO P. F. LOWE. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL MEADE. MEMORANDUM. TELEGRAM TO W. H. SEWARD. TO POSTMASTER-GENERAL BLAIR. TO GOVERNOR BRADFORD. TO J. H. HACKETT TELEGRAM TO W. H. SEWARD. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL MEADE EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, November 3, 1863. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL MEADE. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL A. E. BURNSIDE. WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, November TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. G. MEADE. ORDER CONCERNING THE EXPORT OF TOBACCO PURCHASED BY FOREIGN NATIONS. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL SCHOFIELD. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL SCHOFIELD. TO GENERAL P. STEELE. TO MRS. S. B. McCONKEY. RECOMMENDATION OF THANKSGIVING. RESPONSE TO A SERENADE, TELEGRAM TO GENERAL LEW WALLACE. TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR YATES. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, May 18, 1864. ARREST AND IMPRISONMENT OF IRRESPONSIBLE NEWSPAPER REPORTERS AND EDITORS TELEGRAM TO GENERAL B. P. BUTLER. ORDER CONCERNING THE EXEMPTION OF AMERICAN CONSULS FROM MILITARY SERVICE TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR MORTON AND OTHERS. EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 21, 1864 TELEGRAM TO CHRISTIANA A. SACK. WAR DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON, D. C., May 21, TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR BROUGH. WASHINGTON CITY, May 24, 1864. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL MEADE. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, May 25,1864. MEMORANDUM CONCERNING THE TRANSPORTATION OF THE NEW YORK NAVAL BRIGADE. TO P. A. CONKLING AND OTHERS. INDORSEMENT ON A LETTER TOUCHING THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL MEADE. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, June 6, 1864. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL W. S. ROSECRANS. WASHINGTON, June 8, 1864. REPLY TO THE COMMITTEE NOTIFYING PRESIDENT LINCOLN OF HIS RENOMINATION, PLATFORM OF THE UNION NATIONAL CONVENTION HELD IN BALTIMORE, MD., JUNE 7 REPLY TO A DELEGATION FROM THE NATIONAL UNION LEAGUE, REPLY TO A DELEGATION FROM OHIO, ADDRESS TO THE ENVOY FROM THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, REMARKS TO AN OHIO REGIMENT, TELEGRAM TO GENERAL L. THOMAS. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, June 13, TELEGRAM TO THOMAS WEBSTER. WASHINGTON, D. C., June 13, 1864. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U. S. GRANT. WASHINGTON, June 15, 1864. 7 A.M. ADDRESS AT A SANITARY FAIR IN PHILADELPHIA, TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL BATES. TELEGRAM TO MRS. LINCOLN. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL W. S. ROSECRANS. WASHINGTON, June 24, 1864. LETTER ACCEPTING THE NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT. TO GENERAL P. STEELE. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL GRANT. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, June 29, 1864. TELEGRAM TO DAVID TOD. TO J. L. SCRIPPS. FROM SECRETARY STANTON TO GOVERNOR SEYMOUR. PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS, PROCLAMATION FOR A DAY OF PRAYER, JULY 7, 1864. PROCLAMATION CONCERNING A BILL "TO GUARANTEE TO CERTAIN STATES, TO HORACE GREELEY. TELEGRAM TO J. W. GARRETT. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 9, 1864 TELEGRAM FROM GENERAL HALLECK TO GENERAL WALLACE. TELEGRAM TO T. SWAN AND OTHERS. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 10, 1864. 9.20 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U.S. GRANT. WASHINGTON CITY, July TO, 1864.2 P.M. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U.S. GRANT. WASHINGTON, July 11, 1864. 8 A.M. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U.S. GRANT. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 12, 1864. 11.30 TELEGRAM AND LETTER TO HORACE GREELEY. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, July EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, JULY 15, 1864. SAFE CONDUCT FOR CLEMENT C. CLAY AND OTHERS, TELEGRAM TO GENERAL U. S. GRANT. [WASHINGTON] July 17. 1864. 11.25 A.M. FROM SECRETARY STANTON TO GENERAL HALLECK. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL GRANT. EARLY CONSULTATIONS WITH REBELS TELEGRAM FROM SECRETARY OF WAR TO GENERAL ORD. WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 1865. INTERVIEW WITH SCHUYLER COLFAX ON THE MORNING OF APRIL 14, 1865. TO GENERAL VAN ALLEN. LINCOLN'S LAST WRITTEN WORDS And Much More! ILLUMINATIONPUBLISHING.COM